ATA Magazine 91:1 - Fall 2010

October 1, 2010
Education in Alberta and the promise of technology

Education in Alberta and the promise of technology

The promise of technology has always been to do things bigger, faster and stronger.

Selling Privacy on the Internet

Young people risk exchanging their privacy for online approval.

Understanding Teaching Technology Use By Generation, Knowledge and Career Cycle

Prenskys (2001) notion of digital immigrants/digital natives...

Mobile Technologies in the Classroom

Schools are developing an app-titude...

Assistive Technology and Teachers of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students

Hearing loss is the sixth most common chronic condition in the United States.

The Double-Edged Sword of Technology

Increasingly, teachers are experiencing employment and professional-conduct difficulties...

New Times, New Ways

This is an exciting and difficult time for teachers.

PowerPointing With Class

As a piece of technology-in-use, PowerPoint has rapidly become an organizing template.

Intelligence Augmentation

“The best way to predict the future is to invent it.”

Editor’s Notebook - Blessed be the gadgets

On the Sunday of the Labour Day weekend, the parishioners of the Anglican parish...

The Politics of Personalization in the 21st Century

The worlds education systems are in the midst of change (aka informed transformation) unlike any other time over the past century.

Professional Development 2.0

On a stormy day, I sat at my desk, making last-minutes touches to a workshop.

Where Are The Old Schools?

Readers of The ATA Magazine are asked to help with the establishment of a visual archive of the province’s early country schools.

Research Roundup

“Extreme Makeover”: The Design Challenge for Alberta Schools

Teacher Wares

Has someone in your school been touched by Cancer?

The Parkland Page

The Canada we want and how to get it.


For a complete listing of events, consult the Conference Calendar or contact Barnett House.

From the Bookshelves

The ATA Library collection features books and videos for teachers on a wide range of topics.

The Secretary Reports

Keeping  personalized learning personal.

From the President

When you peruse this issue of the ATA Magazine, I trust you’ll be settled into the new school year.